Swartberg Pass, switchbacks and breathtaking views at every turn
Swartberg Pass is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 1.583m (5,193ft) above sea level, located in the Western Cape province of South Africa. The pass is traversed by the R328 road. Climbing 1.000 metres in 12 kilometres, it's one of the steepest passes in the country. The road is gravel and sand but you don’t need a big 4x4 car to climb the pass.
A brutal reality in South Africa | South Africa Today - Media
Reporters from the Swedish weekly newspaper Nya Tider (New Times) have traveled to South Africa to investigate whether the “Rainbow Nation” is the success story that Swedish establishment media sometimes say – as far as they are at all interested in the land that has been in the media focal point until 1994. We met […]
Approximately 180k people gather to pray against corruption and violence | South Africa Today
For the second year, people streamed to the FNB stadium where prayer’s went on asking for the end to violence and corruption in South Africa. It is estimated that about 140,000 people filled the stadium and more than 40,000 who could not get seats were outside the stadium to hear the proceedings. Only a handful […]